I originally made these Unsweetened Chocolate Pecan Balls as an after meal treat…but I will confess that I commonly eat a few as my breakfast. They really hit the spot when I don’t have time to whip up a fancy keto breakfast or when I really want something carb-like in the morning.
As I continue on my No Sweetener New Year journey, I discovered these peanut butter bars are the perfect fit! They are crumbly and satisfy any kind of carb cravings my body may still be displaying after a non-keto holiday season. Of course there is no added sweetener, which keeps my cravings and insulin spikes low throughout the day.
Cold days call for easy meals. There aren’t many meals that are much easier than Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken. Season, throw into a crock pot and go! This recipe has been one of my favorites since my early low carb days and it still tops the list of easy, go to meals.
This past Thanksgiving was 100% keto for me…and it was the most delicious Thanksgiving ever! Even our non-keto guests agreed the food was awesome. Everyone’s favorite dish was definitely the low carb Maple Pecan Bars.
A big portion of the weight I gained in my twenties can be attributed to fried rice. All Chinese food was a mystery to me until college. Once I found Orange Chicken and Fried Rice from Panda Express, there was no looking back. At least until it was time to take off the weight for good. Low carb, high fat lifestyles and fried rice just do not mix.
The more I research artificial sweeteners, the less I want to include them in my high fat, low carb diet. I recently read while stevia (even in a liquid form) does not raise blood sugar levels, it can raise insulin levels. The whole point of eating high fat, low carb is to keep insulin levels low.
Finding side dishes for a low carb, high fat diet can be challenging. Cauliflower rice is a great option and is very versatile! Make this side option by buying pre-riced cauliflower or rice your own.
With Christmas cookie exchanges right around the corner, I figured out the perfect recipe! These cookies taste so good that your higher carb friends probably cannot even tell the difference. If you make extra, I accept deliveries.